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Noun1.death-roll - a list of persons killed in a war or other disaster
roster, roll - a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls"
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Bombers over South Wales, angry Hollywood Brits react to claims, Cardiff's first Spitfire and much more make the news 73 years ago this week Havoc in air raid on South Wales town As a result of what was undoubtedly indiscriminate bombing by a number of enemy planes which during a period of six and a half hours visited a South Wales port on Sunday and Monday morning, widespread damage was done, and it is feared the death-roll will be heavy.
However, it would have taken an Allied invasion force of hundreds of thousands and an unacceptable death-roll to make sure of ridding the world of the tyrant.